Wm. Randell "Randy" Johnson

Office: Justice, Place 12, Fifth District Court of Appeals for Texas at Dallas
Status: Challenger
Party Affiliation: Republican
City: Dallas

Wm. Randell “Randy” Johnson is running for Justice, Place 12, Fifth District Court of Appeals at Dallas. Randy has thirty-three years of combined experience prosecuting and defending civil, criminal, personal injury and workers’ compensation cases in administrative, trial court and appellate proceedings and has handled over 100 criminal and civil appeals.

While in law school, Randy served as president of the Board of Barristers, participated on two national moot court teams, and was awarded the Order of Barristers. Having developed a keen interest in appellate advocacy and procedure, Randy started his legal career as an assistant district attorney in the Appellate Division of the Dallas County District Attorney's Office.

Randy is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law and Texas Workers' Compensation Law. Randy is also a frequent speaker and presenter at continuing education seminars and has shared the breadth and depth of experience as a mentor to other attorneys, including three which have gone on to serve as administrative law judges.

In addition to handling over 100 civil and criminal appeals, Randy has tried numerous civil and criminal jury trials to verdict, including civil trials in Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Erath, Ellis, Grayson, Harris, Hunt, Johnson, Navarro, Parker, Tarrant and Yoakum Counties.

Randy looks forward to the honor and opportunity of being an appellate court justice and to drawing on his many years of experience in prosecuting and defending civil and criminal cases in the trial and appellate courts and to serving the citizens of the Fifth District as the Place 12 Justice for many years to come.